Our earth is currently home to 7.1 billion people and it is predicted that by 2050, the world's population will reach over 9 billion people. That's a lot of people! To put into perspective the issues we face today, we asked the question - what would the world look like represented by 100 people?
For the past few weeks and months, ONE members have been on a mission to get the attention of decision makers all around the world. They’ve been creative, persuasive and above all, persistent. So did it make a difference?
July 18 iS Mandela Day, a time for everyone to reflect and recognise the incredible contributions one man made to an entire generation, an entire world. He serves as a beacon of hope for anyone who ever went against the fold and fought for what was right, regardless of the consequences. In our minds all…...
As ONE members around the world well know, we’ve been building up to this week for a very long time. It might not have pricked the consciousness of the wider public, but for activists fighting to end extreme poverty, the Third Financing for Development conference in Addis Ababa is a very big deal. So what's the verdict?
Yesterday, I attended the launch of a new global partnership that aims support developing countries to improve maternal and child health. The Global Financing Facility (GFF) was announced at the Financing for Development Conference here in Addis Ababa.
Our ONE Youth Ambassadors do not have it easy. From defending the international development budget in France, signing up 100s of MPs to the Just Say Yes campaign in the UK, letting the EU know that Poverty is Sexist, and taking on the G7 in Germany, they’ve already been pretty busy this year.
There are 1.2 billion people living in extreme poverty globally, a number that has more than halved since 1990 thanks to the help of global funding and programs such as the Millennium Development Goals. But 2015 is the final year of the MDG's - so what's next?
Did you know 1 in 3 children do not exist officially? We live in a world where millions of people matter so little that they are uncounted. Their births are not recorded; they can’t access basic healthcare, enough food or an education. This year we expect ambitious new global goals to end extreme poverty, but if we don’t ...
Today we’re launching our Follow the Money portal. It's a collection of real community stories that show how transparency and access to information has led to change for people living in poverty. We want to prove to governments, businesses, citizens, and the world, the real impact that access to information can make
This week, the Third Financing for Development Conference (FfD) is taking place in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. While some of us have been focused on this moment for the past year and a half, others may be forgiven for not having a clue what it’s about.
Malala turns 18 on 12th July and she wants you to support the cause she almost died fighting for: access to education for everyone. World leaders have the money to educate every child around the world – but they are choosing to spend it on other things, like their military budgets. Join the #BooksNotBullets campaign.
Progress has been uneven and the world will not meet the eight MDGs in time for 2015 deadline. The globe is still far from winning the war against extreme poverty and inequality as the poorest and most vulnerable are being left behind.
World leaders are about to decide how much they will spend on tackling global poverty over the next 15 years. This will have a huge impact on the lives of millions of people living in the poorest countries. Send a tweet to European leaders now and tell them to #DoWhatsRight.
It is hard to believe that, when world leaders met at Gleneagles 10 years ago today, nobody on the planet had an iPhone. But looking back on that day, when the Make Poverty History campaign reached its climax at the G8 summit, it is clear the world has changed in many more ways.